Perhaps because the waterway is at low tide, the barriers to the Hudson River Park have been removed. Here storm watchers gather on the Christopher Street pier. Despite promises to the contrary in many cases, 95% of the restaurants in the West Village are now closed. Those that remain open, like T ... More >>
14th Street will be a little stranger than usual
These wonderful fried pork-belly tidbits are served with an arepa and lime wedges at Farmers Rotisserie -- for less than $5. [See More 10 Bests: Doughnuts | Gelato] No New York neighborhood offers a denser collection of restaurants, aimed at theater-goers, tourists, local neighborhood types, Time ... More >>
6. Tacos de Hongos at The Taco Truck -- Mushroom tacos, heaped with pickled purple onions and quite spicy, are a vegetarian delight. At $5.50 for the pair, they're also relatively inexpensive. Just east of the Hudson River and running mainly along 10th Avenue, the recently extended High Line isn't ... More >>
Fork in the Road is proud to announce another series of participants for the Choice Streets tasting event, to be held on a Hudson River pier with the Battleship Intrepid towering overhead.
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The above video demonstrating visual effects in movies and television proves what we've all secretly known for years: New York City doesn't exist. Times Square, the Hudson River, and the UN building are just post-production illusions. Instead, we live in a world made up of nothing but green walls.
via WikipediaOn October 24th, 1931, you were dedicated as the "Hudson River Bridge." Soon after, you were renamed, and now everyone calls you George. As the world's busiest bridge, we know you have a lot on your plate today. We just want to quickly say, "Happy Birthday," and let you know how ... More >>
After a fire on Wednesday night at the North River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Harlem shut the plant down and forced the city to start pumping raw sewage into the Hudson, we warned yesterday that the Hudson was not exactly fit for swimming or kayaking or fishing or walking near and breathin ... More >>
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A lot to swallow.Brookfield Office PropertiesIt looks like the Milk Street Café won't be the only mega-food hall to make a massive footprint in the Financial District.
Bring your binoculars to Riverdale
Shortly after midnight Saturday, a passing boater in the Hudson River discovered a body floating off 43rd Street and 12th Avenue. The NYPD Harbor Unit landed the floater on Pier 81; he was, of course, DOA at the scene. No ID at press time. He was described as a bearded white male, 20 to 30 years ... More >>
Built to Spill try not to sink the ship
Norma Desmond is ready for her close-up again
Sweet bicolor corn is the first variety to hit the greenmarket this summer. It seems that corn arrives earlier and earlier at the farmers' markets each year. While we originally associated the crop with late summer and fall, a few years ago it began to arrive in early August, then late July. ... More >>
The signs sometimes do align, as in the case of tomorrow, which is our humble nation's official Bike to Work Day. It's been bike month all of May, in fact, but if you've been focused on other things -- masturbation month, anyone? -- well, it's not too late to get involved.
Right, so, the man who made Don't Look Back and Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars will apparently be directing a YouTube stream of a National concert, scheduled for May 15th at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The show's a benefit for the Red Hot Organization, according to Brooklyn Vegan ... More >>
Don't freak. A military plane will be buzzing down the Hudson River and landing at La Guardia at around 11:15 today. Notify NYC alerted us to the news this morning, and we appreciate that. Because that whole Air Force One thing last year? Not cool, guys.
Long ago, Pier 40 berthed cruise ships. The April issue of the monthly newspaper WestView reports that a new farmers' market may be in the works for Pier 40, the hulking complex that sits at the western end of Houston Street.
A draft report sent yesterday from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to Entergy, the operators of the Indian Point Nuclear Plant in Buchanan, NY, found that Indian Point's impact on Hudson River sturgeon was serious enough to deny the plant a Water Quality Certificate. Th ... More >>
Reported collisions between airplanes and birds are climbing toward 10,000 for calendar year 2009, and the figures aren't even final yet. Why? Authorities naturally speculate that reports have increased since hero pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger fought off geese who killed his engines and and ... More >>
And a pawn shop willing to give her equal value for it." That's what the holiday card from the famed comedy club Carolines on Broadway says, among other things. And here are some of the other things:
Last night around nine a guy pulled his red Pontiac Grand Prix out of the Sunoco station in Englewood Cliffs and headed onto the George Washington Bridge. As he had failed to yield to traffic, a police car came after him. They tried to pull him over, but he pulled the old stop-and-start on th ... More >>
Restaurants aren't doing so well anywhere in New York. (We saw the headline "Recession is not all bad news for NYC eateries" in Crain's, and the story turned out to be that it was not all bad news for diners -- lower prices at fancy restaurants!) The ViVa (Viaduct Valley) Harlem Restaurant ... More >>
All photos by yr brave correspondent, who writes: "I got punched in the face but I gave it back worse."Eyehategod, Pig Destroyer, Goatwhore Rocks Off Concert Cruise, Hudson River Saturday, October 24 The kid in the Suicidal Tendencies t-shirt went down hard, his spindly dark form an inverse ... More >>
Natalie Merchant celebrates the grand opening of Poets House
One cup of blackberries, representing about 15 minutes of picking, and bursting with juice. Late summer in the city--generally in the month of August--is the time to forage for blackberries. Bring gloves, since the branches on which the berries grow are covered with serious thorns, and long ... More >>
The crisp chardonnay of Millbrook Vineyards and Winery (click to taste) As a wine enthusiast, you're no doubt familar with the reasonably priced and often good wines of the North Fork of Long Island, and the pricier product of New York's pristine Finger Lakes region. But a lesser known wine reg ... More >>
Here's the highlight reel of a Con Ed surveillance tape of US Airways Flight 1459 going down on the Hudson River. You can see the first moments of the plane in the water, people filing onto the wings (which from this distance looks rather calm and orderly) and rescuers from the New York Waterways ... More >>
In the event that you're one of the few people in the city who still have the cash to blow on booze tastings, there are two big ones coming up on Monday, January 26th.The Union des Grand Crus de Bordeaux is in town to promote the 2006 vintage. During the day, they'll have a trade tasting, and in the ... More >>
The tail of Flight 1459 bobs out of the water, surrounded by disaster personnel. (click to enlarge) Saturday, the city tried for a second time to pull doomed US Airways Flight 1549 out of the soup. After the belly flop into the Hudson River on Thursday afternoon, the corpse of the airline--from wh ... More >>
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